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Abbey urged to return sacred relic to Ethiopia
The Observer 26 September 10

Westminster Abbey has been accused of sacrilege over its refusal to return a "looted" sacred object to the Ethiopian Orthodox church.

Ethiopia demands stolen crown back
The Independent on Sunday 23 November 08

Ethiopia is demanding that Britain's museums return some of its most significant religious treasures. President Girma Wolde-Giorgis has personally intervened in a dispute to get the artefacts, including the Ethiopian royal crown, returned home 140 years after they were "looted" by marauding British troops.

Petition sent to Westminster Abbey
Petition 17 July 07

PETITION IN SUPPORT OF THE CAMPAIGN FOR THE RETURN OF ETHIOPIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH 'TABOT' - HOLY ALTAR SLAB, ON THE OCCASION OF THE COMING ETHIOPIAN MILLENNIUM

Appeal sent to 10 Downing Street
Letter 17 June 07

Letter sent to British Prime Minister Tony Blair by Gabriel Berhanu Kassayie and friends from Year 5, Rosary RC Primary School

Trinity asked to give back Ethiopian 'booty'
The Sunday Times 08 April 07

TWO leading academics have said Trinity College Dublin should consider returning historic manuscripts looted from Ethiopia by the British Army in the 19th century.

Joy as stolen objects are returned to Africa
Socialist Worker 05 May 05

The return to Ethiopia of historic objects stolen by fascist Italy reminds us of the imperialist crimes that scar Africa's past, writes John McLuckie

 
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